Can Mosquitos Make You Anaemic
A mosquito stitch can be very annoying. The insect does not only suck blood but also inserts its saliva. Firstly the saliva stuns the skin so we do not realise the stitch before the mosquito is gone and secondly it keeps the blood running. But besides the danger of diseases there is an interesting question.
Can the mosquito suck enough blood so that the person who is attacked by the insect can become anaemic? This is as good as impossible because it would take more than one million mosquito stitches in a short period.